Our Hospital Services


Our theatre department is extremely well equipped allowing us to perform a full range of both soft tissue or orthopedic surgeries. We use the latest techniques for the best possible outcomes and welfare of your pet. 24/7vet care for recovery and critical care specialists on hand for complex cases.


Specialist comprehensive eye exams to treatments, and ongoing management as well as advanced surgery including cataract removal. The Ophthalmology service provides screening examinations of pets for recognised hereditary eye diseases.

Diagnostic Imaging

Using the right type of imaging and being able to interpret the images is critical. We have digital radiology, ultrasonography, CT, and MRI scan capabilities all on site. They allow us to quickly and accurately establish a diagnosis in a non-invasive way.

Diagnostic Endoscopy

Laparoscopy (abdomen), thoracoscopy (chest), and arthroscopy (joins) are minimally invasive surgeries. We offer laparoscopic spays, liver biopsy, joint surgeries and many more. Endoscopic surgery gives a much quicker recovery with less pain than routine surgeries.

Birds & Exotics

We provide specialised care for all kinds of unusual animal and bird companions can be cared for treated at our hospital.
Unfortunately, we can not assist with venomous snakes, large primates, and anything with hooves.


70% of pets have some form of periodontal disease. Giving your pet a pain-free bite is an essential part of responsible pet care. Our Dental department offers a variety of preventative care options, hygienist scale & polish as well as extractions and advanced therapies


Our specialist vet takes care of issues that can arise during breeding, pregnancy, as well as abnormalities directly associated with the reproductive system, breeding soundness sex aminations, estrous monitoring, and AI (fresh semen).

Critical Care

Our intensive care unit has all the equipment necessary to monitor and care for any cat or dog regardless of their problem.
South Africa's only Emergency and Critical Care Specialist with his residents and a top nursing team provide round the clock care for these critical patients.

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X-rays are the most frequently used diagnostic tool. We have high-quality equipment, skilled technicians, and experienced veterinarians to ensure that the X-rays taken of pets give us the most information possible as quickly and as painlessly as possible.

Stem Cell Therapy

Regenerative therapies are increasingly used in veterinary medicine and many conditions can benefit from stem cell therapy including keratoconjunctivitis sicca (dry eye) and Osteoarthritis.
We are lucky to have pioneering VetRenew Veterinary Stem Cell company on-site

Hospital Care

Many patients have to stay over night or longer in our temperature controlled wards. Our cages are safe easy to clean and we try to offer home comforts like warm blankies, cosy caves to hide in, toys and treats where appropriate. Patients are monitored day and night by our top nursing team.


Cancers often require a range of treatments for best effect. Our veterinarians work as a team to provide chemotherapy, radiation therapy, and the surgical removal of the tumors with reconstruction of the tissues. They are supported by specialists in anesthesia, diagnostic imaging, and more.



Physiotherapy helps speed and improve the post operative recovery for orthopeadic and spinal patients.
Our on-site physiotherapist and veterinary nurses are here to provide care and recovery pre-and post-operatively to ensure all our patients stay strong and fit.


Our specialist team has achieved a response rate of 87.5% after one session of all Squamous Cell Carcinoma (SCC) cases in cats.

Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy

Used for the treatment of intervertebral disc disease, post-surgical wound healing, specifically those with inflammation or severe swelling, bite wounds or other crushing injuries, skin infections, skin grafts, snake bites, and head trauma are some examples of what can treat.


We are proud to be one of the very few veterinary hospitals in South Africa that has a dedicated team of specialists in veterinary anesthesia and analgesia offering support services for high-risk patients and surgeries and procedures, including the management of chronic pain.

Emergency Services 24/7

You can bring your pet to our emergency department at any time and no appointment is necessary. We have a vet on duty at all times with specialists and surgeons on call for critical cases.


Heart problems are common in older dogs and cats but can be seen in pets of all ages with some congenital problems being found in very young pets.
Our multidisciplinary team work together, diagnosis, surgery or medical management.

Diabetic Monitoring

Diabetes is a common disease in both cats and dogs. We can assist with in-hospital stabilisation and with Freestyle Libre Pro continuous glucose monitoring system for in-home stabilisation is now available.

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This technique allows us to evaluate the digestive system and is nonsurgical, allows visualisation of the digestive system as well as for taking samples of the lining of these organs including biopsies.

Birds, Reptiles & Other Unusual Animals

We were the first veterinary clinic in Pretoria that can treat your avian and unusual pets every day – such as Rabbits, Reptiles (snakes, turtles, lizards, spiders), rodents, and small animals such as hamsters, guinea pigs, parrots, birds of prey, and almost every other type of native animal.

Every pet that visits us is given the same high standard of care and attention – the kind that ensures they live a happy and healthy life. Dr Dorianne Elliot and her team look forward to helping you with any of the following services and care.

To make an appointment for bird grooming or for a sick or injured pet please call us on 012 991 3573 or book online 24/7.

Insurance for exotic bird’s medical care    Exotic Insure 

We look forward to helping you with any of the following services and care

  • General health consultations
  • Preventative health (desexing, vaccinations, etc)
  • Full diagnostics (eg, blood, urine, faecal examinations)
  • Advanced imaging (x-ray, ultrasound, CT scan, endoscopy)
  • Annual health examinations
  • Preventative and remedial surgery
  • Nutritional advice, care sheets, and training
  • Microchipping
  • 24h Emergency care
  • Direct access to a range of in-house veterinary specialists
  • DNA sexing (birds)
  • Chlamydia (psittacosis) and Psittacine beak and feather (PBFD) testing (birds)
  • Dedicated exotics and avian hospital wards
  • New pet health checks
    • Bird grooming
    • Nail and beak clipping
  • Complete dental care
  • Avian behavioural consultations

Save time and book online

All consultations are by appointment only and for your convenience you can
Book Online or call us on 012 991 3573.

For any referrals, please complete this form

  • Walk-in clients will be assisted as soon as possible but appointments will take precedence.
  • It is essential to pre book consultations for more specialised services such as dentistry, export consultations, pregnancy scans, and operations.

Our consulting hours are:
Monday to Friday: 08:00 to 19:00
Saturday: 09:00 to 13:00.
All other hours are emergency consultations only.

Emergencies will always be seen without an appointment.

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